Thursday, April 18, 2024

Orlen’s New LNG Carriers

New LNG gas carriers “Józef Piłsudski” and “Ignacy Paderewski” owned by ORLEN group will start service in 2025 increasing the group’s LNG fleet to...

Majówka 2024

Interesting places to visit during the long May weekend in Poland. A mix of nature, history and active relaxation.Jura Krakowsko-CzestochowskaJura Krakowsko-Czestochowska (Kraków-Częstochowa Jurassic Region)...

Robotic Arm For Moon Missions

The European Space Agency’s project AGRONAUT is developing a multi-purpose Moon lander intended to support a broad range of missions, like supplies of cargo...

Reconnecting in a connected world – how to step out of loneliness

In this article, we delve into the phenomenon of expat loneliness in Poland, exploring practical strategies and insights to help individuals step out of...

Wage hikes hit 25-year high

Central Statistical Office (GUS) data show that wage growth remains rapid and has again exceeded economists' forecasts, while employment remains high and real wage...

Budimex Constructs Rail Baltica in Latvia

In the end of December 2023 Eiropas Dzelzceļa Līnijas implementing the Latvian part of Rail Baltica project signed € 3.7b contract with the winning consortium ERB RAIL composed of Eiffage Génie Civil (France), Budimex (Poland) and  Rizzani de Eccher (Italy) to construct 230 km of high-speed railway in Latvia. Now technical documentation and formalities are completed, construction will start this year in Iecava city and will take 8 years. Budimex holds 30% in the consortium, i.e. € 1.1b. It has already opened is office in Latvia. The objective of Rail Baltica is to connect all the Baltic states to the European railway network by linking Warsaw with Tallin and later Helsinki. The project includes construction of 870 km of railways: 392 km in Lithuania, 265 km in Latvia and 213 km in Estonia. All construction works will costs in total € 5.8b.

Marek Gizmajer
Marek Gizmajer
High-tech journalist